Articles Tagged "Yvette YourMaker"

Posted April 12th, 2014

“We got some really solid transfers and draft picks this year, all of whom fit in seamlessly with our team. It’s something that’s really helped us regroup and rebuild faster.”

Posted February 3rd, 2014

The Windy City Rollers held tryouts over the weekend for coveted spots on the WCR All-Stars and Second Wind rosters. The first home game for the travel teams will be on Saturday, March 22 at the UIC Pavilion. Be sure to see the new teams in action and congratulate all of the athletes who made it!

Posted April 11th, 2013

With the crowd frothed up from the Second Wind/CN Power bout, the WCR All-Stars took the track against Montreal’s New Skids on the Block in a nail-biting win where the All-Stars won 249-211 at the UIC Pavilion on Saturday, March 30, 2013. Even though they won the ugliest uniform competition for the night, the New Skids were ready for battle against the WCR All-Stars and proved to hang tough through the entirety of the bout.

Posted March 19th, 2013

Devout derby fans can pick up quickly on the fundamentals of following the game. Power jams, three-walls, back blocks, and jam clocks circle the mind of the enthusiast as easily as they roll off the tongue. But do we know why our favorite players wear the numbers they wear? We asked some of the Windy City All-Stars how they picked their numbers and why they wear them. Most of the All-Stars told us that their squad numbers were “not too exciting,” but we found that more often than not, there’s an ...

Posted February 1st, 2013

This week, the Windy City Rollers fired up WBEZ with a walloping season opener, while Gapers Block previewed the home season and recapped the riveting rematch between The Fury and Manic Attackers.

Posted January 25th, 2013

This week, Chicago Now previews the talent of the four fearsome home teams, while Time Out Chicago and Chicago3Media get us pumped for the Charity Round Robin season opener.
Meanwhile, Men's Health reveals AliSin Chains' off-skates sports obsession , Dnainfo shows us why Outlaw Ferrel is a hero on and off the track, and Chicago Reader and Alarm Magazine chat with Moby Nipps and Sargentina about maimed fingers and beefy thighs.

Posted January 15th, 2013

Last weekend the Windy City Rollers hosted their annual Black and Blue Ball to celebrate a great 2012 season and award the stand-out players. Congratulations to everyone who was recognized! We expect extraordinary things for the upcoming season!

Posted November 5th, 2012

In a lackluster first round appearance, the WCR All-Stars fell to the Denver Mile High Club with a final score of 212-130 in Atlanta at the WFTDA Championships this Saturday, Nov. 3. The day prior, Denver made short work of the Charm City All-Stars and kept the ball rolling right over the top of WCR.

Posted October 31st, 2012

WCR All-Star Yvette YourMaker has played a pivotal role as an agile defensive player who can also wear the jammer cap effectively for Windy City. As Yvette has switched recently to focus on her travel team efforts, we interviewed her about her approach to the game and innovative skating style.

Posted October 25th, 2012

A lot of work and support goes into the "movie magic" behind the Windy City Rollers promo videos you've come to know and love this year. Thanks to writer and director Ernest "Awesome Video Dude" Ochoa, LAB3 Inc., and friends of the league and pro video production studio Kinowerks, some of the WCR All-Stars will be featured in the next promo video, coming soon to a YouTube near you!

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